On the Road to Diagon Alley: Universal reveals more about the The Hogwarts Express
Written by Robert Niles
[Update: We're hearing our first credible rumor of a soft-opening date for Diagon Alley: May 14. No guarantees, of course, with soft openings, but if you are visiting Universal in mid-May, we would love a trip report, with photos, if you get in. Good luck!]Tweet
Universal Orlando Resort teased a bit more about its Hogwarts Express ride that will connect the two Wizarding World of Harry Potter lands at the resort — the existing Hogsmeade at Islands of Adventure and the upcoming Diagon Alley at Universal Studios Florida.
We've profiled the Hogwarts Express on "The Road to Diagon Alley" before, and now Universal's offering its own description of the adventure visitors with Park-to-Park tickets will experience on the train.
To board the Hogwarts™ Express at King's Cross Station, you'll walk straight through a solid brick wall onto Platform 9 ¾™ where a Hogwarts™ Prefect will be waiting to lead you to your passenger compartment.
Visitors also will be able to board the Express at a new Hogsmeade station for the trip over to Diagon Alley in USF.
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